Management, leadership and team development articles and advice
Leading is different to managing. A leaders role is often to set the pace. How do you set the pace as a leader?
Be an outstanding communicator, understand the behaviours and intentions of others,build better and more effective relationships, use effective planning and set clear goals.
I recently lost my car key. I had just unloaded the boot and then couldn’t for the life of me find the key. I searched my pockets, likely places I might have put it down and had no joy.
Sometimes things don’t run smoothly and you get a few curveballs thrown at you out of the blue. Here are our top tips for keeping on track.
There are many ways to set goals. When you are growing a business it helps to keep it simple. These are our goal setting tips:
Being developed is the number one engagement need for a lot of people. To lead well you need to be really good at identifying peoples needs and helping them fill them.
This one day course looks at how to really communicate to a team in a way which creates purpose and meaning to what they do. By creating compelling visions and learning how to use metaphores and communicate to generate real team motivation, people will be inspired to perform and deliver great results.
A lot of effort is put into measuring efficiency and returns on investment in organisations. The desire to measure and control is strong, particularly now when we have just been through a recession and cost cutting is kin
It pays to let employees know that you’re paying attention to what they do and that you really do appreciate their efforts.
There are many ways to set goals. When you are growing a business it helps to keep it simple so these are our Goal setting tips:
70% of change projects fail to achieve the results hoped for because more often than not, the cultural and psychological barriers to change are not addressed properly.
This workshop will enable you to manage organisational change more effectively.
“It is not the fittest that survive but those who adapt to change the best.”
Coaching for leaders looking to make fast and effective changes and to grow quickly.
Sustained coaching and development for longer term development.
So why was I doing slow motion running wearing a fake moustache at 9am on a Monday morning in #Brighton town centre? One on the charities I coach had organised a flash mob to promote its fun run
I spent four days on my own over the previous weekend looking after my two girls Olivia age one and Georgia aged two. It really opened my eyes to what my partner has to do most days.
When I’ve got my business head on they are like static distortion buzzing away in the back ground. Sometimes it is good to get rid of this static by setting aside some time to blitz this non urgent and personal stuff.
Sometimes life throws you a few curve balls that knock your routine and plans completely out. Suddenly you find yourself running around like a headless chicken just to find out you are still behind.
I was interviewed recently by an academic group from Yonsei University in Korea who are working on a project for the Work Together Foundation.
This is the time of year when people make and take decisions about their future. Often this leads to people deciding they need to change their jobs or get more out of their current one.
The CIPD defines coaching as “developing a person’s skills and knowledge so that their job performance improves, leading to the achievement of organisational objectives.
Having taken a paternity break recently I came back to running my business with a fresh set of eyes. Often having a break can do that.
I deliver management workshops and coaching to a number of organisations and it has been interesting to see how differently organisations have reacted to the change in economic fortunes.